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Re: Add "nice -10" to /etc/crontab run-parts commands?

On 30-May-99 Andreas Plesner Jacobsen wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 1999 at 06:53:56PM +0200, Juergen A. Erhard wrote:
>>     Steve> Is there an objection to adding "nice 10" to the run-parts
>>     Steve> invocations in /etc/crontab? This would (possibly) make the
>>     Steve> machine more usable while they were running...
>> I'm very much in favor of... something like that.
> On a similar note, what about not running some of the unimportant/
> diskintensive jobs, when APM reports, that the machine is battery-powered?

I wrote a program that works like test for apm.  It was given to the apm maint
and should appear soon.  My {ana}crontab looks like this:

onbatt || run_heavy_job


onacpow && run_heavy_job

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